Friends Of Olde Mill (FOOM)

Improving the play space for the children of Olde Mill

May 22, 2021


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2020 Improvements 

Made @ Barlowe Field

  • Installed 2 Doggie waste stations
  • Installed new flower bed by basketball court and laid mulch
  •  Improved the restrooms 

2018 Improvements 

Made @ Barlowe Field

The Friends Of Olde Mill (FOOM) have been busy making plans, improvements and hosting events to better our community. Spring 2018, we have: 

  • Installed 4 new benches 
  • Installed sandpit under pergola
  • Replaced boards on pergola
  • Replaced the broken volleyball posts & net 
  • Replaced the Swings' Hardware
  • Removed the two dying bushes by the Barlowe Field parking lot entry
  • Bought and installed a new Evergreen Tree

2019 Improvements Made @ Barlowe Field

  • Installed waste receptacles
  • Restored and improve drainage around park
  • Managed encroaching wooded area
  • Cleaned up garden boxes and planted pansies
  • Trash clean up
  • Installed Drainage pipe
  • Paint striped the parking lot
  • Paint striped the basketball court
  • Cleaned up and planted Fall mums in all flower beds
  • Repainted the Village of Olde Mill signs on Old Mill Rd and Barlowe Field sign on Chalet Dr. 
  • Replaced some woodwork, painted, and organized the snack shack
  • Installed playground balance beams

Please "contact us" if you'd like to volunteer in any way.

How do we make these events a success? Our volunteers! Our group is comprised of ALL volunteers! 

We are always looking for more help. If you can help out in ANY way, big or small, please click on "Contact Us"!

We need help:

- Brainstorming what events to hold

- Planning the events and networking with local businesses

- Getting the word out by delivering flyers or sharing posts on Facebook

- Researching grant opportunities and writing up those grants and applications

- Helping out at events like Family Fun Day (standing at a station, collecting tickets, selling food, helping to set up tents, helping to clean up, etc.)

- Donating prizes, baking cookies and lending a hand for our Quarter Auction

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